Major General Christopher Craige, USAF (Ret.)

Major General Christopher Craige, USAF (Retired), is a highly decorated, retired United States Air Force Two-Star General officer who most recently served as Commander of the U.S. Air Force’s Personnel…

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General Philip Breedlove

Philip Breedlove is retired General of the United States Air Force. Highly decorated, he reached the pinnacle of the United States Military as one of six geographic Combatant Commanders and Supreme…

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Dr. Montgomery ‘Mitzy’ McFate

Dr. Montgomery ‘Mitzy’ McFate is a professor at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Formerly, she was the Senior Social Scientist for the US Army’s Human Terrain…

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René Bardorf

René Bardorf is the Senior Vice President for Communications at Business Executives for National Security. Ms. Bardorf is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, where she…

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Seth Loertscher

Seth serves as a Vice President within the Programs team at BENS where he focuses on bringing BENS member insights to bear on problems within the Department of Defense. Before…

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Dr. David Bray

Dr. David A. Bray is a non-resident Distinguished Fellow with the Business Executives for National Security. He is Principal at LeadDoAdapt Ventures and has served in a variety of leadership…

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James “Hondo” Geurts

Hondo Geurts has over 30 years of extensive acquisition experience at all levels. As the BENS Distinguished Fellow, Geurts provides strategic oversight for the organization’s work on the nation’s future industrial base.

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